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Edith U. Llion Hatfield Harman, 94, of Irvington, Alabama, formerly of Kingsley, passed away on May 7, 2017 in Morton, Mississippi.
Born Sept. 14, 1922 in Ransom, Kentucky, she was preceded in death by her parents, Ira "Cap" Hatfield and Sarah Mayse Hatfield; her husband, Ernest Harman; daughter, Karrol Harman; sisters, Dorothy Ashley, Morie Hankins, Lucille Hough, Lorene Wessel and Emily Cauley; brothers, Eugene Hatfield, Everette Hatfield and John Hatfield; and children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren who passed in infancy.
Edith worked for the war effort during World War II. She was a homemaker whose passion was sewing. She handmade many of her own clothes and sewed most of her life for fun, friends and family. Although her given name was Edith, she was known to most as "Grammy."
Survivors include her children, Elizabeth "Betty" Woodworth, Linda Margo, Jerry Harman, James Harman, E. Marie Harman and Gerald "Matt" Harman; 22 grandchildren; 68 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; sister, Bonnie Ferrell; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday, May 15, 2017, at 2 p.m., from the Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley, where visitation will take place today from 5 to 8 p.m. Burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery, Kingsley.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or to Covell Funeral Home for the purchase of a headstone.
Published on May 14, 2017
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